1 Day Workshops
This workshop will examine how social communication (pragmatic language) skills extend beyond face-to-face interactions. Participants will explore specific features of reading comprehension and written expression that require social communication proficiency. Additionally, social cognition will be discussed as a critical element to reading and writing. Particular attention will be placed on classroom strategies to support students with language-based learning disabilities. Connections will be made to remote learning environments.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
This course is appropriate for educators, school psychologists, adjustment counselors, and speech-language pathologists working with students in grades K-12.
All necessary materials will be shared electronically.
|July 20, 2020
8:30am - 3:00pm
Registration is unavailable at this time.
Over 98% of educators felt that their Outreach Summer Institute seminar provided them with strategies and tools that will help their students.
Linda is a certified speech-language pathologist who has been practicing since 1988. Throughout her career, she has worked in clinical and public school settings evaluating and treating individuals with a variety of communication disorders. Linda joined Landmark High School as the expressive language program director in 1994, transitioning into a consultation role in this program from 2003-2016. Linda has also been a Landmark Outreach Program faculty member since 1996, consulting to private and public schools, as well as teaching face-to-face and online graduate-level courses. Her expertise is in child and adolescent language disorders with a particular focus on social communication skills.